Project Lead The Way Iowa

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Welcome Students, Parents, Teachers, Counselors, Administrators and anyone interested in STEM education

Here you will find information and resources to guide you through the Iowa Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program. See the opportunities PLTW delivers to a growing number of young men and women.

PLTW is truly a K-12 solution!

PLTW Launch

K-5 students are introduced to the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)

PLTW Gateway

Middle school students learn that there is more than one way to reach a solution

PLTW Engineering

High school students learn to innovate, think critically, and collaborate to solve problems

PLTW Computer Science

Tomorrow's technologies, learned today

PLTW Biomedical Science

Bring the future of the biomedical sciences alive


2014-15 Testing Cycle Tips
(Also under Assessment tab)
With the 2014-15 testing cycle underway, the PLTW assessment program would like to take this opportunity to provide you with a few tips on how to have a successful test administration and experience for both teachers and students.

Now Available: Preview Access to 2015-16 PLTW Courses
PLTW is pleased to announce that preview access to the 2015-16 courses will be made available on May 1 in the myPLTW Learning Management System (LMS). The preview versions will be provided as view-only access to courses prior to the full release on July 1.

Assessment Must-Knows for the 2014-15 School Year
As the end of another school year is quickly approaching, the Assessment Program would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some of the changes, enhancements, and requirements of the 2014-15 End of Course (EoC) assessments.

We are excited to announce that the 2016 PLTW Summit will take place March 20-23, 2016, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis. Please mark your calendars for this opportunity to connect, collaborate, celebrate, and learn alongside other leaders in education and business. Registration will open in fall 2015.

PLTW Readiness Training Registration Opens Feb. 2, 2015
Readiness Training, the first phase of PLTW's three-phase professional development, is designed to introduce teachers to Project Lead The Way and the activity-, project-, and problem-based instructional approach that our curriculum utilizes. In addition, Readiness Training will introduce participants to specific courses and the software that is relevant to those courses. Participants engage in Readiness Training, available at no cost, through the myPLTW Learning Management System (LMS).

Successful completion of Readiness Training serves as a prerequisite to Core Training registration.

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